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The Top 17 in Ho Chi Minh : Things to Do in This Amazing City

By on May 2, 2019 in Asia, VIETNAM with 3 Comments
The Top 17 in Ho Chi Minh : Things to Do in This Amazing City

Ain’t no secret that Ho Chi Minh is, without question, my favourite Southeast Asian city to date. Its unrelenting energy, coupled with its earthy authenticity, meant I was quickly charmed by this huge metropolis, which seems to have far fewer of the tacky, soulless tourist trappings many other cities in Southeast Asia are blighted by. […]

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Best Place to Stay in Siem Reap if You Want to Visit Angkor Wat

By on April 25, 2019 in Accommodation, Asia, CAMBODIA, Reviews with 0 Comments
Best Place to Stay in Siem Reap if You Want to Visit Angkor Wat

The word is out. In fact, the word is well and truly out. Angkor Wat – the enormous, ancient, UNESCO-listed temple complex in Cambodia – is incredible and quickly shooting to the top of many a traveller’s bucket list. And so it should. For it is, truly incredible. Located in the middle of the jungle […]

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The Best Way To Experience an Angkor Wat Sunrise

By on April 18, 2019 in Asia, CAMBODIA with 0 Comments
The Best Way To Experience an Angkor Wat Sunrise

C’mon now, who doesn’t want to see Angkor Wat at least once in their lifetime! It’s huge, it’s very old, it’s UNESCO-listed and it’s freaking amazing! Yes despite the growing crowds, which have drastically swelled the traveller popularity of these ancient Cambodian ruins, this place is still incredible and I’d encourage anyone to visit… just […]

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The Best Things to Do in Bangkok in 3 Days

By on April 11, 2019 in Asia, Itineraries, THAILAND with 4 Comments
The Best Things to Do in Bangkok in 3 Days

Fast-paced, fiery and furious, brash Bangkok isn’t everyone’s cup of tea! And I can understand that. Landing here, to take in your first experience of Southeast Asia like many people do, can be something of a baptism of fire. But hang in there, because despite its rough exterior, Bangkok is unapologetically real and unremorsefully brazen […]

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The Best Place to Stay in Bangkok : Found

By on April 4, 2019 in Accommodation, Asia, Reviews, THAILAND with 0 Comments
The Best Place to Stay in Bangkok : Found

Choosing accommodation in Bangkok can be a bewildering experience – trust me I know! With no discernible centre, more different parts than you can imagine and a vast array of accommodation options, finding the best place to stay in Bangkok can be a tough mission indeed. And this is especially true if it’s your first […]

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The Best 2 Week Indonesia Itinerary

By on January 31, 2019 in Asia, INDONESIA, Itineraries with 0 Comments
The Best 2 Week Indonesia Itinerary

One of the most brilliant backpacker destinations, Indonesia is a HUGE country and offers more sights, sounds, smells and tastes than you could ever possibly hope to explore, even with a lifetime to see it. As such, deciding what to see in just 2 weeks here can be tough. I think the key is not […]

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Bukittinggi : The Epic Indonesia Destination No One Talks About

By on November 28, 2018 in Asia, INDONESIA, Off the Beaten Track with 2 Comments
Bukittinggi : The Epic Indonesia Destination No One Talks About

You all know by now that there’s nothing I love more than a bit of a crazy travel adventure. Yup, getting off the beaten track is what gets me going and while all those amazingly popular spots in Indonesia are popular precisely because they are amazing, that definitely doesn’t mean there isn’t room for some […]

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9 Reasons Why You Must Visit Yogyakarta in Indonesia

By on November 21, 2018 in Asia, INDONESIA with 4 Comments
9 Reasons Why You Must Visit Yogyakarta in Indonesia

Straight off the bat, just wanna say that I loved Yogyakarta. And I’m kind of not even sure why. Ok, I know it was because of the amazing historical attractions, vibrant culture, delicious street food and friendly people, but there was also something I couldn’t put my finger on here. Something that had me immediately […]

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The Many Faces of Indonesia

By on November 12, 2018 in Asia, INDONESIA, Musings with 2 Comments
The Many Faces of Indonesia

Made up of 17,500 islands and 33 provinces that span 2 hemispheres, it’s hard to argue that Indonesia is one of the most diverse and culturally rich countries in the world. And with 300 languages spoken, six government-recognised religions practiced and an estimated 300 different ethnic groups, the true scale of Indonesia’s many faces is […]

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Top 5 Experiences for Tours in Lhasa, Tibet

By on October 15, 2018 in Asia, TIBET, Top 5 Travel Inspiration with 2 Comments
Top 5 Experiences for Tours in Lhasa, Tibet

Located mightily and beautifully on the slopes of Northern Himalayas the 1,300-year old capital city of Tibet, Lhasa is an utterly unique destination. The most popular location in the country for travellers, it’s no surprise given the sights on offer here! From the breathtaking views of Potala Palace to the pilgrim crowds around Barkhor Street, […]

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